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Top Graduate Employers

Below is a list of the top 100 graduate recruiters. You can filter the table by region, industry and occupation.

The financial services industry is the main recruiter of university graduates into professional employment. The second main recruiter is the healthcare industry.

Scotland – Corporate managers & directors

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Abercrombie & Fitch 5
1 Aldi 5
1 Amazon 5
1 Lloyds Banking Group 5
1 Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) 5
1 Royal Mail 5
1 Sainsbury's 5
8 Aecom Fewer than 5
8 Amey Fewer than 5
8 Arnold Clark Fewer than 5
8 Asda Fewer than 5
8 Balfour Beatty Fewer than 5
8 Barclays Fewer than 5
8 Boots Fewer than 5
8 British Gas Fewer than 5
8 BT Fewer than 5
8 Centrica Fewer than 5
8 Dawn Meats Fewer than 5
8 Debenhams Fewer than 5
8 Diageo Fewer than 5
8 Experian Fewer than 5
8 General Electric Fewer than 5
8 Greggs Fewer than 5
8 Heriot-Watt University Fewer than 5
8 Hollister Fewer than 5
8 House of Fraser Fewer than 5
8 Iceland Fewer than 5
8 Jaeger Fewer than 5
8 John Lewis Partnership Fewer than 5
8 JP Morgan Fewer than 5
8 Kurt Geiger Fewer than 5
8 Lidl Fewer than 5
8 L'Oreal Fewer than 5
8 Marks & Spencer Fewer than 5
8 McDonald's Fewer than 5
8 Morgan Sindall Fewer than 5
8 Morgan Stanley Fewer than 5
8 Morrison Construction Fewer than 5
8 Mothercare Fewer than 5
8 Network Rail Fewer than 5
8 Next Fewer than 5
8 Oxfam Fewer than 5
8 Pandora Fewer than 5
8 Phase Eight Fewer than 5
8 Primark Fewer than 5
8 Schuh Fewer than 5
8 Superdrug Fewer than 5
8 Tesco Fewer than 5
8 TSB Fewer than 5
8 Welcome Break Fewer than 5
8 Xerox Fewer than 5
8 Zurich Financial Services Fewer than 5

This table is compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2015–16) conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). Numbers are rounded to the nearest five in line with Higher Education Statistics Agency confidentiality requirements. Read more about how we compile these tables.